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This was great. I used whole wheat bread crumbs and used small (8oz) can of tomato sauce instead of all that ketchup which has a lot of sugar. It was fantastic!

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Courtney Sharma August 23, 2010

My search for the perfect turkey meatloaf recipe is over (I have seriously tried more than 15 recipes). We loved this. Really Moist, actually bordering on TOO moist. My minor changes due to necessity: 1- used a mixture of white and red onion, because I was using up leftover raw onions from 2 other recipes. 2- used 85% lean turkey since I already had it, but would probably use the leaner variety the next time because this recipe was almost TOO moist. 3- used only 1 pound of turkey instead of 1.25 because that is how it is sold in our store. 4- used Panko breadcrumbs since they were ready and available. 5- I also found my meatloaf needed about 10 more minutes of cooking time to reach desired temperature.

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KitchenAndCraftAdventures June 21, 2010

Thank you! I liked this very much. After some experimentation, I discovered substituting cooked whole grain brown rice for the cracker crumbs improved the texture immeasurably and also added more food value. I also added 4 oz. mushrooms (canned, but fresh could also be used) and 1/2 of a green pepper (diced) to the onion mixture. I very much like the Barbeque sauce in lieu of catsup, as well.

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ccollins37 August 20, 2008

Very good. Most recipes (turkey or beef) call for adding chopped raw onions. It never occured to me how cooking the onions would affect the outcome. Thanks for the posting!

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Jeffsmom January 09, 2006

YUM! I buy our ground turkey at Sam's club, which is a 2.5 pound pack. I doubled this recipe, and used a big can of tomato sauce instead of the ketchup. The large can was enough to go inside the meatloaf, and put a nice tomato coating on top of the meatloaf. I also used Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, since that was what I had in the pantry. I free form the loaf on a cookie sheet instead of using a loaf pan so the meatloaf doesn't stew in fat. My husband and I agree this is one of the best turkey meatloaf recipes we have tried to date! This is a definite keeper.

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CookingBlues March 04, 2014

Delicious! Minor changes 1 - Added some diced celery & carrots with the onion (used green onion) to make the 1 cup. 2 - Used 1 T of butter to lower the fat, it was enough. 3 - Used Panko breadcrumbs. 4 - If you live in the South, you know what Whataburger is & they sell their spicy ketchup at HEB... it's amazing! Added a little zesty kick! 5 - Baked them in a muffin pan for fun, it was nice to have it portioned out & all edges got that extra crispness to it. Great recipe! This will be our go-to for turkey meatloaf. Thank you tootyflooty!!!

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Alesha Ann September 30, 2013

This was perfect! I added 3 more tablespoons of fine breadcrumbs to make up for some comments about mushiness. I foegot the egg and that did the trick because this was perfect. Also copied others and used muffin tins for crispiness and portion contril. I baked it at 365 and broiled the last 5 minutes. So easy served with south beached mashed caulifloer. I always need heaps of gravy with meatloaf but this was great on its own.

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Senarogers December 19, 2011

This was really delicious. I was out of regular bread crumbs so i used Panko bread crumbs instead. I also used 2 eggs because i find that turkey meatloaf is often dry. I had to add more panko to firm it up. I also put rubbed sage, thyme and oregano in the mix since the Panko breadcrumbs were not seasoned.

For the topping I used ketchup and two heaping table spoons of grey poupon with whole mustard seeds and a couple of dashes of tobasco sauce.

One of the best meatloaf I have ever had!

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KTManning82 January 24, 2011

Tooty, this was great. I made as directed but I sauteed 1/2 onion, 1/2 green bell pepper and some mushrooms with garlic and added some red pepper flakes. I used a muffin tin and baked for 35 mins. I mixed a bit of ketchup and worcestershire together and spooned a bit on the tops of the muffins - moist and delicious!

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djbarnez May 07, 2009

I made this recipe into meatballs to go with spaghetti, and my husband, who doesn't normally like meatballs, raved about how wonderful they were!! He said they were the best meatballs he has ever tasted. And I agree! This recipe is a keeper. I'll be making it often from now on, both as "meatloaf meatballs", and as meatloaf. Thanks for a great recipe!!

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Whisper December 15, 2005
Turkey Meatloaf